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1. fish

noun. ['ˈfɪʃ'] any of various mostly cold-blooded aquatic vertebrates usually having scales and breathing through gills.

Synonyms

  • Anabas testudineus
  • bottom-feeder
  • cartilaginous fish
  • caudal fin
  • chondrichthian
  • bottom-dweller
  • fishbone
  • climbing perch
  • shoal
  • milt
  • game fish
  • spawner
  • northern snakehead
  • tail fin
  • rough fish
  • roe
  • bony fish
  • young fish
  • fingerling
  • lateral line organ
  • sport fish
  • Pisces
  • mouthbreeder
  • school
  • lateral line
  • aquatic vertebrate
  • bottom lurkers
  • fish scale
  • fin
  • A. testudineus

Antonyms

  • homocercal fin
  • stay
  • effector
  • day school

Etymology

  • fiscian (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

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Words that Rhyme with Fly Fish

  • mcnish
  • mclish
  • mcclish
  • ladish
  • demisch
  • commish
  • trish
  • swish
  • krisch
  • klish
  • frisch
  • blish
  • wisz
  • wish
  • wisch
  • tish
  • tisch
  • rish
  • risch
  • mish
  • misch
  • lish
  • kish
  • kisch
  • gish
  • fisch
  • dish
  • disch
  • bish
  • bisch

Example sentences of the word fly-fish


1. Noun Phrase
Sessions include introductions to fly fishing, ice fishing and bass fishing.

2. fish

noun. ['ˈfɪʃ'] the flesh of fish used as food.

Synonyms

  • salmon
  • gray mullet
  • eel
  • scrod
  • schrod
  • anchovy
  • hake
  • solid food
  • food
  • grey mullet
  • mullet
  • panfish
  • stockfish
  • smelt
  • rock salmon
  • trout
  • shad
  • alewife

Antonyms

  • achromatic color
  • achromatic
  • spiny-finned fish
  • cool

Etymology

  • fiscian (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

3. fish

verb. ['ˈfɪʃ'] seek indirectly.

Synonyms

  • angle
  • seek
  • search

Antonyms

  • walk
  • straight line
  • repel
  • get off

Etymology

  • fiscian (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

4. fly

verb. ['ˈflaɪ'] travel through the air; be airborne.

Synonyms

  • move
  • travel
  • flight
  • hover
  • soar
  • buzz
  • go
  • locomote
  • fly on
  • wing

Antonyms

  • bottom out
  • top out
  • miss
  • defend

Etymology

  • flien (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • fleogan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

5. fly

verb. ['ˈflaɪ'] move quickly or suddenly.

Antonyms

  • unskillfulness

Etymology

  • flien (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • fleogan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

6. fly

verb. ['ˈflaɪ'] operate an airplane.

Synonyms

  • test fly
  • control
  • hedgehop
  • aviate
  • flat-hat
  • balloon
  • fly blind
  • wing
  • jet
  • hydroplane
  • hang glide
  • pilot
  • soar
  • operate
  • fly contact
  • seaplane
  • solo

Antonyms

  • abstain
  • recede
  • discontinue
  • keep down

Etymology

  • flien (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • fleogan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

7. fly

noun. ['ˈflaɪ'] two-winged insects characterized by active flight.

Synonyms

  • house fly
  • horn fly
  • dipteran
  • tzetze
  • tzetze fly
  • tachina fly
  • two-winged insects
  • Haematobia irritans
  • dipteron
  • glossina
  • blow fly
  • Musca domestica
  • order Diptera
  • tsetse
  • tsetse fly
  • Sarcophaga carnaria
  • Diptera
  • alula
  • flesh fly
  • dipterous insect
  • bee fly
  • gadfly
  • blowfly
  • housefly

Antonyms

  • confine
  • fail
  • idle
  • integrate

Etymology

  • flien (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • fleogan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

8. fly

verb. ['ˈflaɪ'] transport by aeroplane.

Synonyms

  • aviate
  • airlift
  • pilot
  • carry
  • lift

Antonyms

  • continue
  • conform to
  • enrich
  • attach

Etymology

  • flien (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • fleogan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

9. fly

verb. ['ˈflaɪ'] change quickly from one emotional state to another.

Antonyms

  • promote

Etymology

  • flien (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • fleogan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

10. fly

verb. ['ˈflaɪ'] cause to fly or float.

Synonyms

  • drift
  • kite
  • blow
  • float

Antonyms

  • inconspicuous
  • unimpressive
  • narrow
  • fall back

Etymology

  • flien (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • fleogan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
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